Boyle Heights: Woman Taking Pictures Hit By Metro Gold Line Train

By City News Service

A woman was recovering this morning after she was struck by a Metro Gold Line train when she got too close to the tracks in Boyle Heights because she was trying to take a photograph, according to authorities.

It occurred at 1149 E. First St. and was reported at 10:10 p.m. Friday, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.

The unidentified woman was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

No one on the train was injured, Humphrey said.

The incident was being investigated by the sheriff’s Transit Services Division.

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July 30, 2016  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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